Frankly, I’m Embarrassed to be Your Colleague

To my fellow science fiction and fantasy writers. Merriam-Webster online defines professionalism as follows: “the skill, good judgment, and polite behavior that is expected from a person who is trained to do a job well” The science fiction and fantasy genre is woefully lacking in such. Reposted from my Facebook… Continue reading

Odds and Ends 6/23/15

The Bluegills, the Bream, and the Shiny Stones The story I posted yesterday made File 770, so traffic to the site has picked up some. I do hope people are enjoying the story and remember that it was written just after George R. R. Martin first chimed in on the… Continue reading

Lampooning the Hugo Awards – Free Short Story.

aka…The Bluegills, the Bream, and the Shiny Stones Every once in a while, a writer will produce a piece of fiction with a short shelf-life. Such it is with a story i wrote a couple of months ago. The intention was to make a statement about the 2015 Hugo Awards,… Continue reading

The Great Science Fiction Civil War Part 6 (In Which I Express My Frustration)

The Great Science Fiction Civil War, Part 6 In Which I Express My Frustration While the conflict in SFF has been going on for a few years, since the beginning of the Battle of the Hugos, things have become particularly nasty. All the while, I have tried to remain neutral…. Continue reading